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Useful Information - Citizen Ride-A-Long

Applications for a citizen ride-a-long are obtained in two different ways:

  • Picked up at the front desk 8:30am - 12:00pm and 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday excluding holidays.

  • Patrol Rider Application

Complete the application form and mail or deliver it to:

Thurston County Sheriff’s Office
2000 Lakeridge Dr SW
Olympia , WA 98502

Or you may FAX it to: 786-5275.

If your request is granted, you will receive a call to schedule a ride.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

All riders must be properly attired with care given to personal hygiene. Shorts (any style), torn jeans, tank tops, baseball caps, and open toed/heel footwear will not be acceptable.